Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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One Dungeon

by Drkr - Jam Entry

Fight as a knight, solve puzzles as a wizard and journey into a dungeon.

W A S D - To move
Space - To switch characters
Left Click - Attack / Interact
A knight and wizard venture off to defeat a mysterious gigantic monster deep in a local dungeon down the road. The knight, only competent with a blade, sought out a great wizard to guide him through his greatest weakest: Doors. Being a graduate of West Magicplace University, majoring in Switches & Door Wizardry, the wizard enthusiastically joined the knight on his quest.

Where credit is due:
Programmer: @DrkrWasTaken
Programmer: Hazmeister
Art: appl3
Music: ksynhc
If things break please tell me, cheers.

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FinGamer says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 12:25pm

Fun game! I like it whenever you switch character the music changes while the Knight's music is "creepy-ish" and the Wizard's music is happy and cheerful.

akirassasin says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:06pm

Knight: down to one health fighting the boss
Wizard: (cheeful music plays outside)

Very fun and funny game!

kd7uiy says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:07pm

It was a bit confusing, I found myself being annoyed trying to figure out which switch to trip to open a door. Still, interesting concept!

Mr_Field says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:20pm

The drastic change between the knight and wizards music is wonderfully funny, and the idea of using the two different characters to bypass doors and enemies is surprisingly fun.

And Jim the budget snail was an adorable bossfight. :)

I'd say that the sword attack felt pretty clunky and unsatisfying, but not so clunky that it stops the game from being rather fun, nice work.

Dec 13, 2016 @ 2:08pm

I liked the music when u switched between the two characters, i wanted to play till the end, but since i died once, i didnt want to go through all the effort again XD

NidzaKornjaca says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 2:23pm

Great game, music switch is hilarious.

Dec 15, 2016 @ 10:22am

Cool game. I like the top view style. i did the same. 10/10 for you

p1x3lruckus says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 10:32am

That music transition got me. The combat felt a little slow but other than a good game.

SleepyStudios says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 12:01pm

Cool mechanic. Could've done with more feedback to beef up the combat such as screen shake and screen flashes, etc.

Megalink says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 12:50pm

Atmosphere was amazing, good job.

terryg says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 12:58pm

Nice entry. I liked switching to solve the puzzles. I wasn't able to make it to the boss (i died on the second time with all the bats at the bottom of the room) and it was too much grind to go through the entire game again. Still very nicely done.

Splendidus says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 3:04pm

Switching characters - a great idea.

hlavik211 says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 3:20pm

Nice dungeoner . it is like dark souls in 2d.

Tilemapping says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 4:01pm

The ending 1000/10, the mage was totally useless, just like in every rpg game :D

DoubtfulGames says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 4:31am

The juxtaposition of the two theme songs was pretty fun. Also, I like how the wizard can twirl in circles with the mouse while he walks, a veritable ballerina wizard! Well done.

PulseDragon says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 8:07am

7.8/10 слишком много лавы cyka blyat idi nahui

PulseDragon says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 8:10am

jk i like game 10/10

Patomkin says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 9:43am

I really liked this game! Boss killed me, but fine, sure, whatever - game is still fun! :D
And the music change on switch is so funny!
Good game! Good mechanics! Well done :)

DOXM says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 10:39am

I had a lot of fun playing it

jusw85 says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 6:09pm

Wizard seems like a pretty chill dude.
Now I'm gonna go vote, as requested ;)

SeaDads says ...
Dec 21, 2016 @ 4:44am

The music switching totally makes it! I wish there was dialog between the characters to enhance that, but just the music alone gives them so much personality. Nice one!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Jan 2, 2017 @ 7:19am

seemed interesting but could not figure out what to do. loved the music change when switching characters. nice job.

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